Coriant demos lightning-tolerant 100 Gbps transmission

Tuesday 15 March 2016 | 12:53 CET | News
Coriant demonstrated the resiliency of its Coriant CloudWave Optics Solution in a live demonstration of lightning-tolerant 100 Gbps coherent optical transmission. Conducted earlier in March at the Deutsches Museum in Munich with one of the strongest lightning generators in Germany, the demonstration featured Coriant CloudWave Optics-based 100 Gbps optical transmission over Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) cable, which is commonly used in aerial fibre applications alongside power lines. OPGW has a metal coating that is designed to attract lightning strikes in order to avoid any damage to the power

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